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Discover the towering themes of history with this accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress. The Lessons of History is a concise survey of culture and civilization, taking readers on a journey through the possibilities and limitations of humanity over time. Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant juxtapose great lives, ideas, and accomplishments with cycles of war and conquest, revealing the essence of our own existence.
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